Schedule of Events for ‘Turn Out The Lights’

The Turn Out The Lights Festival will takes place between Nov. 20 and Nov. 26.

To commemorate the closing of the 74-year old building next year, the town is hosting Turn Out The Lights, a week-long series of consortiums, sports events and music.

The series, which kicks off in two weeks, is sponsored by the Wellesley Education Foundation, Wellesley High School’s Parent Teacher Organization, The Fund for Wellesley and Wellesley Parents of Performing Students.

The schedule:

Sunday, Nov. 20: Video premier: “Architectural History of the Old WHS Building”

Wakelin Room, , 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 22: Panel Discussion: “U.S. Foreign Policy: Making It, Executing It, Analyzing It and Covering It”

Wellesley High School Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

This event will feature members of several past Wellesley High School graduating classes: Nicholas Burns, Class of ’74; Jeff Fager, Class of ’73; Aneesh Raman, Class of ’97. Moderated by Professor Alan Henrikson of Tufts University.

Thursday, Nov. 24: Wellesley vs. Needham High Football Game

, 10 a.m.

The legendary Thanksgiving Day game between the two rivals. Former players will be on hand for this year’s game.

Friday, Nov. 25: Music Through The Decades Dance

Wellesley High School Cafeteria, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26:

  • Wellesley High School Open House and Yard Sale

Wellesley High School, noon – 4 p.m.

Memorabilia and school uniforms, locker fronts and banners will be on sale.

  • Performing Arts Showcase

Wellesley High School Auditorium, 7:30 – 10 p.m., $12/ticket

The event will feature former and current Wellesley High School peformers.

For more info, go to www.WellesleyCelebratesEducation.org


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